Transportation Articles

Los Angeles port sets hemispheric record for container throughput in fiscal year
Port on track to break its calendar-year record for box volumes.

Celadon taps Svindland as next CEO, Miller as chairman
Current chairman and CEO Will to retire at end of month.

LTL shippers not migrating to density based pricing, carrier executive says
Shippers stymied by TMS' inability to rate cubic dimensions in palletized form, Old Dominion's Polen says.

Anheuser-Busch InBev puts ale on the rails
New Belgian "beer train" projected to take 5,000 trucks off the roads each year.

FedEx Freight drivers in Charlotte vote to decertify Teamsters
FedEx unit's drivers in east Philadelphia to vote next week on decertification.

U.S. ports, importers priming for the strongest volume surge in 17 years
NRF, Hackett says July and August may be two best months in monthly report's history.

Take me out to the trailer!
Old Dominion to award World Series tickets to person who comes closest to guessing the number of baseballs in trailer.

American Fast Freight acquires Grand Worldwide Logistics
Deal expands AFF's logistics platform with clients in beverage and spirits, food, and paper industries.

Heartland Express adds density in key markets by acquiring fellow carrier Interstate Distributor
Heartland beefs up western lanes with $113 million stock-debt-cash deal.

Airfreight continues multi-month roll in May with global double-digit growth
Demand surges 12.7 percent, IATA says; yields firming as capacity growth lags.


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